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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Young School No. 352 (RM of Elton)

The Young School District was organized formally in 1883 and a one-room schoolhouse operated at the northeast corner of NE34-11-18W in the Rural Municipality of Elton. The district was dissolved in 1912 and its area became part of the Justice Consolidated School District. The former school building was sold and the equipment was transferred to Justice School.

Among the teachers of Young School were Mr. E. Coade (1883), Miss Sproule, Mrs. E. G. Miller, T. A. Morrison, Miss Emma Clarke, Miss C. Johnston, Miss O’Neil, Miss Mable Rogers, Miss B. Knowlton, Miss Colina Fraser, Miss Minnie Lewis, Miss Teresa Kyles, Miss Lizzie Cousins, Miss Minnie Grey, and Miss Evelyn Pentland.

Site Location (lat/long): N49.97482, W99.84380
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

Homesteaders and Homemakers: A History of Elton Municipality in its First Century by Elton Historical Committee, 1973. [Manitoba Legislative Library, F5648.E48 Hom]

One Hundred Years in the History of the Rural Schools of Manitoba: Their Formation, Reorganization and Dissolution (1871-1971) by Mary B. Perfect, MEd thesis, University of Manitoba, April 1978.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 5 March 2017

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